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Willow City, North Dakota
St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Willow City
St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Willow City
Location of Willow City, North Dakota
Location of Willow City, North Dakota
Coordinates: 48°36′15″N 100°17′41″W / 48.60417°N 100.29472°W / 48.60417; -100.29472Coordinates: 48°36′15″N 100°17′41″W / 48.60417°N 100.29472°W / 48.60417; -100.29472
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Bottineau
Area
 • Total 0.47 sq mi (1.21 km2)
 • Land 0.47 sq mi (1.21 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,470 ft (448 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 163
 • Estimate 
(2019)
150
 • Density 320.51/sq mi (123.70/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58384
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-86380
GNIS feature ID 1032818

Willow City is a city in Bottineau County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 163 at the 2010 census. Willow City was founded in 1889.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.46 square miles (1.19 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 476
1910 623 30.9%
1920 559 −10.3%
1930 577 3.2%
1940 524 −9.2%
1950 595 13.5%
1960 494 −17.0%
1970 403 −18.4%
1980 329 −18.4%
1990 281 −14.6%
2000 221 −21.4%
2010 163 −26.2%
2019 (est.) 150 −8.0%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 163 people, 84 households, and 47 families living in the city. The population density was 354.3 inhabitants per square mile (136.8/km2). There were 123 housing units at an average density of 267.4 per square mile (103.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.1% White, 0.6% African American, 2.5% Native American, and 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 84 households, of which 14.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.0% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 44.0% were non-families. 40.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 19.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.94 and the average family size was 2.60.

The median age in the city was 51.2 years. 16% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.1% were from 25 to 44; 34.3% were from 45 to 64; and 26.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 54.0% male and 46.0% female.

Climate

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Willow City has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.

Notable person

  • Dick Anderson, member of the North Dakota House of Representatives.
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